Heat Wave Relief Needed

From Bloomberg Law: Killer Heat Waves Warrant FEMA Action Under New Authority

More people die of extreme heat in the U.S. each year than from floods, tornadoes, or hurricanes, but FEMA devotes very few resources to address heat events. Columbia Law School’s Michael B. Gerrard says FEMA has the authority to do more in advance to lower heat-related death tolls, like funding local cooling centers and helping plant more street vegetation in urban areas.

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